We work collaboratively with people from across the grocery industry.

Our work is driven by a steering committee of experienced and influential figures from across the industry, alongside direct support from a small group of employees.

ALPHABETICALLY (BY SURNAME)

I pride myself on:

Always giving my time to people who ask for it.

When I was younger I wanted to be:

A ballet dancer.

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I pride myself on:

Being open and honest and always seeking to understand the place where someone is coming from and where they want to get to.

The skill I wish I had is:

Finesse and arty creativity – no matter what I try and find it very difficult to make things look beautiful.

I will never compromise on:

Key moment in my son’s life, everything else can generally be done around those key moments you can’t get back.

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I will never compromise on:

Learning and using that learning to help others, it brings more satisfaction than I could ever have imagined. One of the few gratifications of experience and advancing years.

I pride myself on:

Having a very strong moral compass, and using it.

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My role model is:

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld, ex UN. He was Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. Hammarskjöld was the youngest person to have held the Secretary-General post. He made a huge difference to the world.

I wish I had time to:

Enjoy my children more, but having your own business is like having a child, and I am lucky to have hands on support from loving patient grandparents. 

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When I was younger I wanted to be:

007.

My dream job is:

Now it'd be a combination of interior designer and landscape gardener. Less guns, more flowers.

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My dream job would be:

CEO of a Disney World.  It combines my obsession with what outstanding customer service looks like and a massive family love of rollercoasters.

My role model is:

My role model has been my Dad, who taught me to be curious of both life and people, hard work is worth it and enjoy the adventures along the way.

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I will never compromise on:

Recruiting the 'A Team': because culture eats strategy for lunch.

I pride myself on:

I believe everyone has an 'everyday superpower' - something they spike in, that others would marvel at. I enjoy helping people discover theirs and then growing it even more, as I'm a big believer in strengths-based leadership.

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When I was younger I wanted to be:

A nurse and that's what I did originally, I learnt a huge amount and concluded it wasn't the future for me.

I wish I had time to:

Follow my own advice.

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My dream job is:

What I'm doing currently. I'm still as excited and curious as I was on day one.

The skill I wish I had is:

Being in the moment. I'm always lurching into the future.

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My dream job would be:

A combination of a travel blogger and having my own spinning studio as I have a passion for running my own business alongside travel and fitness.

I will never compromise on:

Not being able to go running or do some form of exercise each day. Even when its been a horrible tough day a workout all makes me feel like me again.

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My dream job would be:

CEO of Liberty, the best shop in the world or be running my own art gallery in St Ives.

I wish I had time to:

Read more… always so busy. I wish I had more time to travel too… I will one day.

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